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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the deficit. >> of mitt romney will bring down the hammer on sesame street. >> republicans insisting it is time to tighten our fiscal belt if we are serious about the recovery based on what they call a more realistic math. new numbers is coming in now we see a mitt romney is up one. in virginia -- one point in virginia. that is a significant shift. >> thank you. on monday, at mitt romney will be back in virginia giving a speech in lexington. on tuesday, michelle obama will be in loudoun county. >> the president's campaign fund-raising hit a record high. sources say he raised close to $150 million in september more than any previous month and in the campaign this election cycle. mitt romney has yet to report his september numbers. he raised $112 million in august. >> and change is coming for the weather. it looks like this season's are going to change in terms of the temperatures. after it temperatures in the 70's and 80's, we are headed into fall weather. >> here in the belfort to furniture weather center, we're going to go from summer time to the first taste of winter weather. look
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
zinger. i don't know about that. governor romney, he's a good debater. >> reporter: as both hunker down for intense practice, the polls show americans overwhelming with the election and the president lose. in a new abc news/"washington post" poll out this morning, 63% of registered voters expect president obama to win the election. that's his biggest lead so far when it comes to expectations. but looking at like hi supporters, the race is much closer. president obama leads mitt romney by two points. republican governor chris christie predicted romney could close the gap with president obama after a strong showing on wednesday's debate. >> i'm absolutely confident when we get to thursday morning, george. >> reporter: president obama is keeping his answers short and concise. >> the president has got to be president. this is the guy that killed osama bin laden. i think he can stand up to mitt romney but he's got to relax. >> mitt romney keeps hammering president obama's foreign policy. in a new op-ed, romney calls for a new strategy in the middle east. at the mercy of events rather than sh
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 11:35pm EDT
. >> the president and romney will hunker down over the next few days as they huddled with senior advisers to prepare for the showdown in denver. in recent days, campaigns have been bending over backward to complement their opponents and downplay expectations. new jersey governor chris christie said a high bar for romney. >> this is the first moment when the american people can see these two guys by side, letting out their visions unfiltered. i think that will be a powerful moment for mitt romney. >> obama senior advisers said they are preparing. >> they have been practicing for months. i am sure they will have a lot of clever lines, but that is not the american people are looking for. >> abc news political analyst matt dowd says advisors are emphasizing style over substance. >> debates that have changed people's lives have been about physical debates and -- physical characteristics and mannerisms, not substance. >> both have challenges. the president needs to keep his answers short to avoid sounding like the professor he was before entering the white house. romney has to connect with voters and seem
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:35pm EDT
campaign with the election just 34 days away. crucial swing voters still undecided. with romney trailing in the polls, time running short, tonight could be his turning point. here's how it went down. they came out, shook hands, ready for the main event. but president obama began soft, very soft. a shoutout to the first lady. >> i just want to wish, sweetie, you happy anniversary and let you know that a year from now, we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. >> romney graciously followed suit with an easy quip. >> congratulations to you, mr. president, on your anniversary. i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine, here with me. >> reporter: and then they got down to business. the subject, jobs. romney took it to the president from the get-go. >> middle income families are being crushed. >> reporter: it was clear and direct and aggressive. romney seemed hon his game and ready for a fight. hammering away at the grim economic track record of the last four years. >> when the president took office, 32 million people on food stamps. 47 million on foot stam
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
or break week for president obama and governor romney. hunk eering down, cramming for e big debate. what are the secrets to land the knockout punch? >>> peanut butter, a massive recall expanding tonight. we'll tell you which symptoms could spell trouble. >>> and, oscar stunner. the new host for the academy awards. not a movie star. why fans of the "family guy" are having the last laugh tonight. >> victory is mine! >>> good evening from "world news." and we begin with breaking news. an american airlines plane has been forced to land urn strannd strange circumstances. a whole row of seats shaken loose. passengers upended. and this is the second time seats have come loose and forced a landing in three days. so, what is going on? for the latest on what happened today, let's go right to abc's senior national correspondent, jim avila. >> 685, what can i do for you? >> roger. got an unusual one for you. >> reporter: no one can remember this happening before. not passengers, so rattled they didn't want to be identified. >> the seats flipped backwards and so people were essentially on the laps of
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 2:35am EDT
down to policy nitty-gritty in their first face-off. >> early reviews say mitt romney turned in a strong performance in denver last night. it's thursday, october 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good thursday morning, everybody. i'm paula faris. >> i'm rob nelson. welcome everybody. a lot of people are saying it looks like a brand new race this morning. we'll have complete debate analysis coming up in just a second. by all accounts a very good night, momentum game changer for mitt romney. >> bit of a head scratcher for the president. a lot of people said he just look ed listless. >> not, not a good night. so, expect reassessment. >> for sure. >> also this half-hour, laughing it up with america's post debate ritual. a look at "saturday night live's" long history of skewering the politicians. no one does it better than "snl." >> not gonna do it. >> not gonna do it. dana carvey. >> can't wait. hear how they're going to spin it. also ahead, we have heard so much about the peanut butter recall. now we meet a victim of the outbreak, a little boy whose
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
those free-loading muppets. that takes, not just one ball, but two. two, enormous balls. >> romney could have waterboarded aladdin, put down blue, deported dora the explorer, and won walking away. he won with the sound up. >> you're entitled to your own airplane, and your own house. >> romney won with the sound off. dude, he's yelling at you. look up. what are you looking at? what are you writing that's so important? what are you doing? oh. that is impressive work. >> the only thing that could have salvaged obama's performance last night, is if the body of bin laden fell from the ceiling on to the stage. >> here's the category. president obama excuses. everybody is saying, today, what was wrong? he was off his game. where did he go? he didn't challenge. he wasn't ready. ill-prepared. not out there. no tiger in the eye. and mitt got, you know, if i didn't know better, you would think he was full of coffee. so, now, president obama, excuses. i called some folks at the white house. say said, all right, here's ten reasons. number nine, romney's hair is mesmerizing. number five, i live with m
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
. meanwhile, the president looking down a lot. mitt romney won the debate, even among those people who have the sound down. the funniest female was from someone who said the president almost looked annoyed. -- funniest email was from someone who's at the present almost looked annoyed. now he has to do it for five weeks. >> what does the white house do to counter this and get ready for round number two? >> they succeeded mitt romney one on style politics -- won on style points. there romney has been preparing dozens of debates. one weekend where he did five debates. they looked at debate prep as the manhattan project of the campaign. they knew how important it was. new life at a time they really needed it. there will be as mayor from the come back narrative, but now he will have to deliver again and again. amazingly, he was the more relatable of them. now he is to find a way to carry that through an advertising in speeches and ways he can can connecconnect. >> to debate like this one make a difference in terms of people going to the polls? >> they do. the little clips people see on late nigh
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
, how mitt romney and president barack obama are preparing as they count down the hours to tomorrow night. 90 minutes of drama should we say. >> not to mention, want to be a fly in the room, listening to the prep. if he says this, you say this. stand like this. talk like that. the prep must be fascinating behind the scenes. >> would love to hear the commentary as they're looking at their appropriate in previous debates. just the things they would say about them. >> political theater in full effect tomorrow night. >>> a health concern near and dear to our insomniac viewers, this is for sure, we'll bring you new, pretty eye-opening research into teens who are sleep deprived. something we can relate to especially coming off a little miniweekend vacation. >> basically anything positive out of sleep deprivation. >> the news is never good for our life expectancy on the shift. >> this is kind of good. extreme eats, ordinary foods with an extreme edge. i will introduce you to guys making pickles like nobody else's business. hey, insomniacs, paula here with al, the pickle pro. we are making
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. toyota sports brought to you by your dealers.ota >> it really seems like nothing rgiii.ck he tallied 123 passing yards today and a touchdown. his biggest accomplishment might to win lates will the game. check this out -- ouch, that has t to her. they collide in warm up. both were inactive because of this. seems they are ok. late in the first, 3-0 bucs. he fumbles and takes it up, 7-3 skins. they try the same play. e around, here he is. he cruises in the end zone. his fourth rushing td of the season. later, right up the cut -- a 30--- 39-yard t. d he had 113 yards on the day. third quarter, judge freeman throws to jackson. skin's lead 21-13. then it is 21-19. he does work to give the bucs lead.int runs an-- rgiii offense. into field-goal range. everyone was biting their nails about. he already missed three. he barely makes it, but he saves job, most likely. 41-yarder, gets the wi
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild amera by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse e practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. you guys want to go to the park? yeah! yeah! minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs/pharmacy. accepts united healthcare nefit plans. find a clininic near you at minuteclilinic.com. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- this is abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. a task force has released recommendations for a more system. electrical >> putting power lines underground. saysnor marti o'malley to an increase $2$1 to to w dollars -- to bills. >> a private survey indicates growth may be affecting hiring. they say private-sector companies a
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the ctent of this advertising. priorities usa action these appliances could have been made here in america. but a company called global tech maximized profits by paying its workers next to nothing... under sweatshop conditions in china. these appliances could have been made here in america. when mitt romney led bain, they saw global tech as a good investment... even knowing that the firm promoted its practice of exploiting... low-wage labor to its investors. mitt romney - tough on china? since when?
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. president obama: during the last weeks of this campaign... there will be debates, speeches, and more ads. but if i could sit down with you, in your living room or... around the kitchen table, here's what i'd say. when i took office, we were losing nearly eight hundred... thousand jobs a month, and were mired in iraq. today, i believe that as a nation we are... moving forward again. but we have much more to do to get folks back to work and... make the middle class secure again. now, governor romney believes that with even bigger... tax cuts for the wealthy, and fewer regulations... on wall street, all of us will prosper. in other words, he'd double down on the same trickle-down... policies that led to the crisis in the first place. so what's my plan? first, we create a million new manufacturing jobs... and help businesses double their exports... give tax breaks to
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message >> welcome back. good morning, washington. brian van de graaff. have chilly temperatures. it is not in this cold since late april. 46 downtown, 37 in frederick and gaithersburg, 36 in winchester right now. martinsburg. until in the air. satellite picture shows showers from yesterday. have clouds this morning and it's a little foggy off to the west. sunshine early this morning, high-pressure scooting and another system passing to our south. a couple showers possible this evening. sunshine tomorrow and then a few more clouds by the middle of the week. will climbratures 50's.the let's check in with angela foster. we're having some trouble hearing angelo wright now. 4:44. columbus day. the department of public works not ticket drivers today expired meters or limit in the time residential zones. >> it is chilly outside. degrees in the district. colder in the outlying areas. >> "saturday night live" joked about the presidential debate. what to big bird had to say
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 12:00am EDT
rather make out with my garbageman than hug him. the romney campaign is not taking this ad lying down, they released this starring a romney employee. >> i've been a butler in the house of romney since before master romney was born and we, his faithful servants are like the invisible people. and that's just as it should be. he doesn't realize the services i provide, but if he did, i wouldn't be a very good butler, would think? much like the gears in lord romney's finest swiss watch my purpose is to remain hidden, moving hither and thither with the utmost discretion, making sure all his affairs run smoothly. just last week, as i was wiping him, sweet mitt mistook me for an ottoman. my best work yet. good show. jolley good show. >> paid for by manserve and th s -- manservants for mitt. >> we have michael charles roman, he's with us. we have music from psy, the gangnam style guy and we'll be right back with ty burrell from "modern family." so stick around. the applebee's 2 for $20 is one appetizer, two entrees for just 20 bucks. only the best dishes make the menu. it's a southwest showdow
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
, put down blue, and deported dora the explorer and won walking away. romney won with the sound up. >> you're entitled to your own plane and house but not your own facts. >> dude, he is yelling at you. look up! lookok up! what are you looking at? what are you writing that is so important? oh, that's nice. i didn't realize. that is impressive work. >> oh, my gosh. i love that. >> good stuff, guys. >> finally, to another race, one as close as the presidential contest. >> family sescircle's, cookie bakeup, ann romney's m & m, versus michelle obama's cookies. another winner 51.5% to 41.5%, 287 votes, michelle obama takes a sweep. a look at the cookies. 9,000 readers weighed in. the baek ykeoff has been a bellwether of the election four out of five elections. makes me hungry. >> first lady's cookies did better than the p it was rough. >> we'll be back. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- romney's reversal. the candidate now says his comments about the 47% were 100% wrong. >> he is trying to build on his debate momentum, while president obamtries to regroup. it is friday, october 5th
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 11:35pm EDT
,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. don't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertisining. >>> now, for most people, a backyard animal encounter means a run-in with a squirrel. but a small animal obsessed slice of the population has excited exotic beasts like tigers and lions to roam the domestic territory typically reserved for cats and dogs. and when they get out of hand, there's one team that swoops in. here's abc's t.j. winick. >> reporter: they aren't zoo keepers. they're pet owners. >> she never attacked me. >> because i'm her friend. i think it's -- >> reporter: blinded by love and devotion to their furry friends. >> ah! >> reporter: meet alison eastwood and donald schultz. two animal interventionists who try to tame out of control exotic animal lovers. >> instead of going in and pointing fingers, saying, what you're doing is wrong, we hold up a mir ron and let them see what their doing and that is often all it takes to push them over the edge. >> rep
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
,000 while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. alexis douglas: i can remember when i was younger and... my family was not necessarily financially stable. we were poor. anncr: then alexis got a job at the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. alexis: i started as a wardrobe clerk. but then i was able to work my way up. i got a 401k, i have health insurance... and i make great money. anncr: in maryland, question seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. from hotel and restaurant staff to accountants... and construction workers. alexis: if you want a a great place to work with good pay... and great benefits, vote for question seven. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> it is a bizarre court case that we have been following. a man in georgia convicted of stalking a woman who was defending himself and his murder trial, questioning some of his vict
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
romney bel bves that with even bigger... tax cuts for the wealthy, and fewer regulations... on wall street, all of us will prosper. in other words, he'd double down on the same trickle-down... policies that led to the crisis in the first place. so what's my plan? first, we create a million new manufacturing jobs... and help businesses double their exports... give tax brereaks to companies that... invest in america, not that ship jobs overseas. second, we cut our oil imports in half and produce more... american-made energy. oil, clean coal, natural gas... and new resources like wind, solar, and biofuels. all while doubling the fuel efficiency of cars and trucks. third, we ensure that we maintain the best workforce... in the world by preparing a hundred thousand additional... math and science teachers; training two million... americans with the job skills they need our community... colleges; cutting the growth of tuition in half and... expanding student aid so more americans can afford it. fourth, a balanced plan to reduce our deficit by... four trillion dollars ove
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. [ female announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? barack obama and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for your medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. even on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxe on the middle class. and they'll cse loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney d i approve this message. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> candidates have never lost an -- one an election with a debate but what if you have lost them up the candidates share the spotlight in the first presidential debate before the election. >> leave yourself extra time this morning because it is foggy. this is in frostburg maryland but it is
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 2:30am EDT
: both the president and mitt romney will hunker down over the next few days as they huddle with senior advisers to prepare for wednesday's high-stakes showdown in denver. in recent days aides to both campaigns have been bending overbackwards to compliment their opponent. and downplay expectation for their side. new jersey governor chris christie set a high bar for romney. >> this is the first moment when the american people are going to be able to see the two guys side by side laying out their vision unfiltered. i think that will be a purrfowe moment for mitt romney. >> reporter: they're preparing for romney to come armed. >> they've been practicing zingers for months. >> reporter: abc news political analyst, matt dowd says at this point, romney and obama advisers are style over substance. >> the debates that have changed people's mind are about physical characteristics and mannerisms in the modernage and not substance of policy issues. >> reporter: both have challenges, the president needs to keep his answers short to avoid sounding like the professor he was before the white house. ro
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
looking down at his podium, taking notes. and he squandered easy opportunities to go after romney, such as this moment. >> i like pbs, i love big bird. i actually like you, too. but i'm not going to spend money on things -- >> reporter: a wide opening, but the president took more than 14 hours to come up with a comeback. >> thank goodness somebody is finally getting tough on big bird. it's about time. >> reporter: many top democrats suggest that one of the problems, maybe one common to incumbents, the president has lived in a bubble for four years, surrounded by adulation, rarely challenged. the campaign said they were going to conduct a reassessment before the next debate. diane? >> all right, thank you, jake. and what about governor romney and his day? abc's david muir traveling with the governor in virginia. david? >> reporter: diane, great to see you from virginia. mitt romney expected to appear here just moments ago, and beside him, paul ryan celebrating romney's debate last night. tonight, new questions about whether or not romney is trying to modify his message a bit with t
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
, bring down rates -- >> commission. >> i heard the romney clan. >> from the university of denver, i'm jim lehrer. >> and back into retirement. just wanted to get through the hot topics. normally i watch these debates with some of the people that work here but to honest, i'm sick of those people. i thought it would be fun to bring kids in, instead. kids love politics. so, i organized a little focus group to get their opinions of the debate, and here that are now. hi, guys. thank you so much for coming. do you know what a debate is? >> it's when two of the people that want to be president, say what they're going to do. >> jimmy: that's exactly right. so, let's take a look at this debate and, here we go. >> good evening, from the magnus arena at the university of denver -- >> jimmy: what do you think of this guy? >> i don't like him. >> jimmy: you don't? >> he looks funny. >> what's funny? >> his eyes. >> jimmy: his eyes? huh, okay, all right. we're off to a good start. do you know who these guys are? >> they're both running against president obama but he's already a president. >> jimmy: do
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, this is the day the president got elected. >> the president who spoke before romney saw that charge coming. >> today's news is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy to score a few political points. it is a reminder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> there was more. the former ceo of general electric took to torture and in the airways suggesting the obama campaign cooked the numbers. >> i do not know what the right number is. these numbers do not smell right when you think about where the economy is right now. >> many experts laptop the charge but the labor secretary was not laughing. >> i am insulted when i hear that. it is ludicrous to hear that kind of statement. >> here is robert portman who plays president obama in debate operations. we will be doing this on saturday before running hold two events in florida. abc news, orlando. >> a sudden standstill in chinatown last night. they're capturing this video. at least 20 demonstrators chanting a disparaging remarks about the obama and romney campaign. >> tonight, there will be another much anticipated public deb
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
in the media are will have theo zinger. governor romney is a good debater. >> president obama and mitt down fornkering e practice. latest polls show americans debate and the election are the presidents to .ose 63% of registered voters expect obama to win the election. that is his biggest lead so far comes to expectations. actual support among likely voters, the race is much closer, leading romney points.two that's why the debates could be turning point that campaign is hoping for. republican governor chris predicted romney could after a strong showing at wednesday's debate. >> i have confidence that we be shaking our heads saying it's a brand new rates. >> president obama is holding prep in nevada, working his answers short and concise. >> this is the man who killed laden, and the pastor relax. run it keeps hammering president obama's foreign policy. for a new strategy the middle east, saying the obama administration has been at rather than events them.ng -- shaping them. >> after three months almost, u.s. supreme court returned to work today. u.s. supreme court returned to work today. davi
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 5:00. nearspike in crime downtown frederick has residents d patron concern. >> and thus the past three aftereredman wa restaurant and a group huge fightot into a person with stab wounds. >> you can see this network of paths back here which all downtown nightlife district, to where people part and live. it was just back here that that murdered early sunday morning. just a couple of blocks away , there was knife blade fighting. people are wondering what is going on. the first incident happened here saturday night into sunday , right behind her house. >> i called the police and said heard a shot. responding officers found 36- ellis of debt. father of two had been out friends in frederick's restaurant district and was his car when he was attacked. the police have no suspects. m scared for other people are just walking around. yeste
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. is the reason governor romney is keeping all of these plants is because they are too good? s governor isnce a e in and lay down a legislation and say it the highway, i do not get a lot done. >> not a lot of love lost between these two men tonight. anxious before the next day. get through this in 90 minutes before getting a new argument. democrats are counting to say not provide specifics. republicans say because he and tookthe president on directly, this is a new race. we will continue to watch it. jimhe spinning the second le said goodnight. supporters of the president came out. democrats and women's rights were at this watch party in falls church. >> new at 11:00, social media connected to facebook and other avenues as thousands shared their thoughts on the .anada -- candidates' a poll to see if you thought or dodging anning question. of them on the bottom of the screen. reaction whenve goingent obama referenced the tax rate under president clinton. romney received kudos after saying america will never budget if the cup -- not stopuntry does recklessly. boater said president obama was bidding
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
lift families out of poverty and strengthening the middle-class. i'm mitt romney and i approvthis message because we can't afford another four years like the last four years. ♪ ♪ >> a return to summer time for one day only. >> tomorrow. here is the visibility right now. is down to half a mile in the valley. it will slow things down. showers coming in. tomorrow, temperatures into the mid 80's tomorrow. >> all right. [laughter] president obama: during the last weeks of this campaign... there will be debates, speeches, and more ads. but if i could sit down with you, in your living room or... around the kitchen table, here's what i'd say. when i took office, we were losing nearleight hud.red... thousand jobs a month, and were mired in iraq. today, i believe that as a nation we are... moving forward again. but we have much more to do to get folks back to work and... make the middle class secure again. now, governor romney believes that with even bigger... cux cuts for the wealthy, and fewer regulations... on wall street, all of us will prosper. in other words, he'
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
. now, governor romney believesv. fewer regulations... prosper. on the same trickle-down... in the first place. so what's my plan? manufacturing jobs... exports... that... ship jobs overseas. in half and produce more... clean coal, natural gas... solar, and biofuels. efficiency of carsrs and truck. maintain the best workforce... hundred thousand additional... training two million... they need atat our community... tuition in hf and... americans can afford it. reduce our deficit by... next decade, on top of the... already cut. little more. afghanistan... pay down our debt and... nation-building... right here at home. patriotism, rooted in the... begins with a strong... thriving middle class. read my plan. and decide for yourself. thanks for listening. this message. [ cheers and applause ] >>> let me just -- hi. we're back. we're live. thank you. i'm just bending the trees at the patch of broadway farms so the audience can see emeril lagasse. emeril, it is pumpkin season. and there's lots and lots of pumpkins around. i can't think of anything that tastes as delicious as a pumpkin. but you
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
, was doubling down on policies, but ultimately, performance wise, this was a strong night for mitt romney. >> david muir, we saw the big smile on mitt romney immediately after the debate. some results already coming in, romney's odds going up. >> yeah, that smile spills relief on romney's face tonight. within the campaign, too, george. in fact, i got a text before the debate was over from a key adviser who said "mission accomplished." the governor looked to put the president on the defensive. they think that was accomplished here tonight. also, you heard governor romney right out of the gate come out here and talk about a woman that he met on the trail in a last couple of days, talking about economic hardship. that was another hurdle that romney tried to cross, connecting with average problems facing americans, not a surprise that he talked about women on the trail and in key states, key battleground states, what they believe that as you mentioned, george, no knockout punch here tonight, but it was a strong performance from the governor when he needed it most. >> all right, david and jake
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Oct 7, 2012 11:35pm EDT
. it is going to be a cold start to our monday. look at this. down in the 30's. in those suburbs. gaithersburg 37 tomorrow. winchester, about 37 as well. romney, 35. cumberland tomorrow morning, closer to 34 degrees. so a chilly start to our day. the coldest air since april. the coldest air in six months here in washington. 43 i thinkwithin the beltway. and in the district. so tomorrow afternoon, temperature wise not all that different from what we had today. in the low to mid 50's for high temperatures. mostly cloudy. the rain tomorrow is going to be very light. and widely separated. and confined mainly to the second half of the day. in the afternoon and evening hours. a little bit closer to 60 by tuesday with some sunshine at that point. nats come back to town on wednesday. good day for baseball. 71. and closer to the average high temperature. for the most part, this week will be running unseasonably cool. >> all right. >> g >> an unusual link between post partum depression and breast cancer. natasha barrett a look at the findings and
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Oct 5, 2012 6:30pm EDT
change course amid an improving picture. romney emphatic it is not going quickly enough. >> the reason it's come down this year primarily due to the fact that more and more people have just stopped looking for work. >> reporter: but economists say in this jobs report, that's not entirely the case. some have dropped out, but there's been a surge in the number of baby boomers retiring. and there was more hiring in recent months than first thought. and romney working to win over voters who are out of work. now offering this about those comments he made about the 47%. the americans, he said, he doesn't worry about, those he said he can't convince to take personal responsibility. >> clearly, in a campaign with hundreds if not thousands of speeches and question/answer sessions, now and then you're going to say something that doesn't come out right. in this case, that's just completely wrong. >> reporter: now, all day there's been chatter among well-respected names that this number now below 8%, just weeks before the election, is, well, suspicious. i asked the romney campaign late today if they
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Oct 6, 2012 11:30pm EDT
for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. 7 news at 11, on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> the search is on for a missing since monday. held at the high school. she joins us from our newsroom. an emotional day today. emotional for the parents and classmates. been atugh he had only the high school for a month, the community are .earching for him at the local pizza shop. ,ight after the homecoming game together tocame of oner the safe return of its own. bryan glenn is missing. >> i am most broke down. it was tough. >> he finished -- vanished monday morning. was spotted about 8:00 that moment at the dunkin donuts. his car was found in a nearby park. says there has been oractivity on his cell phone bank accounts. they need the public's help. >> there are a number of people that are likely to have seen something. >> police have called his disappearance unusual but family he isiends do not
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Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. and expanding trade, cracking down on china and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >> this is abc 7 breaking news. >> we are following breaking news. >> a tree has fallen onto a truck. you can see the pictures live from the chopper. this happened about 30 minutes ago on connecticut avenue at randolph road. we're told nobody was hurt. county crews are on their way to clear the tree. connecticut avenue will be closed until the rest is cleared. you can see the damage to the truck. you can see the tree on top of another vehicle on the top part of the screen. we will have more details through the newscast. >> a man shot in a confrontation with police in silver spring has died. >> this happened after police say the man tried to force his way into a home where his girlfriend is a live-in nanny. >> montgomery county police got a call around 4:00 this morning from the gunman saying he wanted to do harm to himself and possibly others. >> the next door neighbor heard seven or a gunshot. he and his roommates hit the floor. >> i jum
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm EDT
is a very energized performance. it was big bird meets the big lies. >> mr. romney vowed during the debate to cut federal funding to pbs. ergo the big bird. tonight the president said "governor romney plans to let wall street run wild again. but he's bringing the hammer down on sesame street." reporting live in the newsroom, jay korff. >> a developing story on another presidential election. that is playing out nearly 2,100 miles from washington, d.c. but being closely watched by a lot of people here in our area. venezuelans went to the polls to choose a president and within the last 20 minutes, the results were announced. tom has reaction. >> literally folks in tears and very upset here moments ago when those results came out. the results out of venezuela say that the long-time president there, very anti-american president hugo chavez, was the winner. but i can tell you folks to my left here, they don't agree with those results. they believe that the election was rigged in that country. they're dejected right now but earlier today the
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Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the middle class secure again. now, governor romney believes that with even bigger... tax cuts for the wealthy, and fewer regulations... on wall street, all of us will prosper. in other words, he'd double down on the same trickle-down... policies that led to the crisis in the first place. so what's my plan? first, we create a million new manufacturing jobs... and help businesses double their exports... give tax breaks to companies that... invest in america, not that ship jobs overseas. second, we cut our oil imports in hanf and produce more... american-made energy. oil, clean coal, natural gas... and new resources like wind, solar, and biofuels. all while doubling the fuel effiency of cars and trucks. third, we ensure that we maintain the best workforce... in the world by preparing a hundred thousand additional... math and science teachers; training two million... americans with the job skills they need at our community... colleges; cutting the growth of tuition in half and... expanding student aid so more americans can afford it. fourth, a balanced plan to r
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Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
, who spoke before romney, saw that charge coming. >> today's news, certainly is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy, to score a few political points. it's a reminder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: but there was more. when the former ceo of general electric took to twitter and the air waves, suggesting the obama campaign cooked the numbers. >> i don't know what the right number is. but i'll tell you, these numbers don't smell right when you think about where the economy is right now. >> reporter: many experts laughed off the charge. but the labor secretary, whose department compiles the monthly report, was not laughing. >> i'm insulted when i hear that. it's really ludicrous to hear that kind of statement. >> reporter: now, we know that here in florida, along with mitt romney, is rob portman, who plays president obama in debate preparation. they'll be doing a bit of that today before an event tonight. the president has nothing on his schedule. we don't know what he's doing. no guidance on whether he's preparing for the next debate. as for t
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Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
behind me. everything planned right down to the minute tonight. president obama will enter from the right. the governor from massachusetts, governor romney entering from the left. to give you an idea of the setting here, about 1,000 people inside this debate hall, when it starts. look behind the cameras tonight. we're inside a hockey arena that normally seats 8,000 but they've created this intimate setting as tens of millions watch from their living rooms tonight. when president obama and mitt romney walk onto that stage tonight, it will be the first time they've met face to face in four years. last time, during the presidential race in 2008, during those back-to-back democratic and republican presidential debates during the primaries when candidates from both sides were called on the stage, it was senator obama and governor romney talking. the president congratulated romney when he clinched the republican nomination and this moment in 2007, a labor day parade in 2007. >> good luck to you today. >> reporr: but tonight, they will shake hands in front of millions watching, before debating e
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china and improvingng job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. hey, what are you drinking? i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm just in love with the flavor. i get mine black. i don't want to take away from that pure taste. so smooth, no bitterness. it's awesome. there's no other taste like it. erica runs on dunkin' coffee. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> this goes to an extreme from pleasant to overcast and gloomy. >> how are people dealing with this first is to fall weather. >> we will 7 update from silver spring, maryland in just a minute. >> we will check in with meteorologist brian van de graaf. >> today will be much like yesterday. there is still a slight chance of rain in the afternoon. our first glimpse from the roof this morning. 46 degrees downtown buffalo 40's at dulles and manassas at 39. mid 50's this afternoon, mostly cloudy and temperatures should be at 71 which is the average for this time of year. >> be warned
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.. >> of big scare for the redskins over the weekend. if you saw it, you know what we are talking about. the quarterback sidelined. >> everyone wants to know how bad it is, robert griffin iii's concussion. >> a lot of fans are still talking about this. the coach says that it looks like rgiii will be able to play it this weekend against the minnesota vikings. he also says that he was not dizzy. doctors are still cautious about his condition. is all that fans can talk about today. "did you see that hit?" >> he got out of bounds, but he will be all right. >> he is still out with what doctors are calling a concussion. more tests will be done today and throughout the week. >> probably a good move. you do not want to mess around with that. >> it is a good thing. health comes first. if we want him to stick around a long time, he has to be healthy. >> nfl officials are also paying close attention t
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00am EDT
with a single tear streaming down his face as he looks at mooime mitt romney? >> no, he's probably watching with a single malt. and he's probably very excited that he's not there. i can't imagine how stressful that would be. >> jimmy: great to see you. thank you for coming. always a pleasure. amy poehler, her show is called "parks and rex rage." thursday nights at 9:30 on nbc. we'll be right back with alan arkin. let's see if we can get one past the defense. hut! go! here it comes! right on the numbers! boom! geit! spin! oh, nice hands! chest bump. ugh! good job, man. nice! okay, halftime. now, this is my favorite play. oh! i'm wide open. oh, fumble. fumble. don't want to fumble any of these. [ male announcer ] share what you love, with who you love. kellogg's frosted flakes. it's up... and it's good! good?! they're grrreat! so i get claritin clear. this is all bayberry. bayberry pollen. very allergenic. non-drowsy claritin relieves my worst symptoms only claritin is proven to keep me as alert and focused as someone without allergies. live claritin clear. boring. boring. [ jack ] after laur
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Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, as josh romney confided to diane in august. >> i hate the debates. trying to sit there and be cool and keep a smile on your face. inside you want to fall down. >> reporter: four years ago, michelle obama got so nervous in the debates, she didn't like to watch them. she'll be there tomorrow in the debate hall. we turn to david muir who is there. >> reporter: hey, jake. tonight, here are some key decisions made moments ago. a coin toss between the campaigns determining that president obama will be introduced first and will have the first question. governor romney will get the final argument. there was a toss which of the wives would be introduced first. i want to show the debate stage. both podiums. both candidates will stand with one another. that's why the romney team is concentrating on the answers and the body language. where was he earlier today? at chipotle. he's with rob port nman. if you were inside that debate prep room, what would you tell the governor? >> be honest. be straightforward. >> reporter: what do you tell him in the debate room? >> i say show him who you are. the
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
debate. >> governor romney and president meet on the stage behind me. >> the latest poll shows the for president is very close. what happens tonight could have campaignson the two that are winding down with e than a month left to go. g to the wall street journal, they will square off 15-minute six segments with a focus on the economy, health care, and the role of government. have been caring for weeks. break tuesday and wives weighed in on how big it will go. we are focused and i cannot for the contrast we will hear. >> he's a very good debater, so him to relax and be himself. if he is barack obama the country has come to know and t job. he will do a grea this is a great day for forident obama and his wife another reason. this marks their 20th wedding anniversary. obama will be in the audience for tonight's debate in denver. on holding a belated anniversary celebration on saturday. the president's campaign asking supporters to sign an anniversary cards for the first couple. what the debate at 9:00 tonight on abc 7. at 11:00, political reporter have insightwill and analysis. bid
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Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
for tomorrow night's debate. mitt romney says it's not about who wins or loses. >>> record highs in the southwest. severe storms around cleveland, pittsburgh and lexington. scattered showers in the northeast. and thunderstorms from the carolinas down to miami. >>> and finally this tuesday morning, a pricey crash test in the desert that may have produced some life-saving information. >> the ground-breaking test shows what a difference it makes where you sit and what you do when a plane is coming down. more, now, from abc's neal karlinsky. >> reporter: a boeing 727 over the mexican desert, speeding towards the ground at 2,000 feet per minute. and a flight crew has bailed out a hatch in the back with parachutes. >> jumpers away. >> reporter: left onboard, the passengers, more than $500,000 worth of crash test dummies, along with 38 specialized high-speed cameras and sensors embedded in the frame. all hurtling towards every flier's ultimate terror. a sudden, horrifying crash. this stunning, made-to-order catastrophe was done for the discovery channel show, "curiosity: plane crash," a
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
by up to $2,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild amera by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the ctent of this advertising. priorities usa action these appliances could have been made here in america. but a company called global tech maximized profits by paying its workers next to nothing... unswr sweatshop conditions in china. when mitt romney led bain, they saw global tech as a good investment... even knowing that the firm promoted its practice of exploiting... low-wage labor to its investors. mitt romney - tough on china? since when? i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm just in love with the flavor. i get mine black. i don't want to take away from that pure taste. so smooth, no bitterness. it's awesome. there's no other taste like it. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >>> and everybody in times square. jon stewart and bill o'reilly debating. going to charity. it's streaming online. 50% of all proceeds go to charity. and later this month, the night of too many stars, to fight aut
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Oct 8, 2012 2:30am EDT
in michigan, and then we also have 18 in virginia as well. so hopefully the numbers will come down this week, but we saw a big spike over the weekend. >> turning to politics this weekend, your voice and vote and with 29 days until the election, welcome news for the romney campaign. a new gallop poll is showing a tighter race after the first debate last week, and the president is now up by just three points after being up by six points at his peak. >>> speaking of the president, he is poking fun at his sluggish debate performance last week. he took the stage at a gal kwru event last night, and following acts included bon jovi and katy per perry, and the president continues his california campaign swing later today. >>> meanwhile, mitt romney is spending the day in virginia where he is set to deliver a major foreign policy speech. he drew some of the largest crowds of his campaign in florida. >>> this week, it's the vice presidential campaign face-off. the vice presidential debate takes phraeugs thursday night and our team will be live from the debate, and our own martha from abc will be moder
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